The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 21 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail 64 67 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.48% 7.44% 8.07%
As % of the General category 17.02% 17.68% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 16
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£438 £366 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.45% -11.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £225 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £631 £453 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £13.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+24.19% -38.26%
Retail
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

General Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
376 379 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 43.93% 42.11% 34.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 215 108
Average daily rate £386 £366 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +8.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 31 (24.60%) Finance
2 28 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (13.49%) Automotive
3 17 (13.49%) E-Commerce
4 16 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (12.70%) Banking
5 15 (11.90%) Project Management
6 14 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 13 (10.32%) WebSphere
8 11 (8.73%) Information Security
8 11 (8.73%) SAP
8 11 (8.73%) SLA
9 10 (7.94%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
10 9 (7.14%) SOA
10 9 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (6.35%) Microsoft
11 8 (6.35%) Oracle
11 8 (6.35%) Change Management
11 8 (6.35%) Migration
11 8 (6.35%) TOGAF
12 7 (5.56%) Degree
12 7 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
12 7 (5.56%) Middleware
12 7 (5.56%) SQL
12 7 (5.56%) ITIL
12 7 (5.56%) IBM
12 7 (5.56%) MS Excel
13 6 (4.76%) B2C

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (10.32%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.17%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.59%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.79%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.17%) MS Office
3 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) ResourceLink
2 2 (1.59%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.79%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.79%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.38%) ATM
2 2 (1.59%) X.500
2 2 (1.59%) LDAP
3 1 (0.79%) Network Security
3 1 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.17%) DB2
2 3 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.79%) MS Access
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Introscope
1 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.79%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 31 (24.60%) Finance
2 17 (13.49%) Automotive
3 16 (12.70%) Banking
4 4 (3.17%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (3.17%) Marketing
5 3 (2.38%) German Language
5 3 (2.38%) Legal
6 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.59%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.79%) Back Office
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
7 1 (0.79%) Games
7 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (23.81%) Analyst
2 26 (20.63%) Project Manager
3 16 (12.70%) Architect
4 13 (10.32%) Business Analyst
5 11 (8.73%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (7.94%) Consultant
7 7 (5.56%) Developer
8 6 (4.76%) Team Leader
9 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (3.97%) Security Consultant
10 4 (3.17%) Coordinator
10 4 (3.17%) Senior Manager
10 4 (3.17%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.17%) Tester
10 4 (3.17%) Enterprise Architect
10 4 (3.17%) Information Security Consultant
10 4 (3.17%) Digital Architect
10 4 (3.17%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.38%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.56%) Middleware
2 5 (3.97%) Web Services
3 4 (3.17%) HTML
3 4 (3.17%) .NET
3 4 (3.17%) CSS
4 2 (1.59%) JSP
4 2 (1.59%) SOAP
4 2 (1.59%) Struts
4 2 (1.59%) DHTML
4 2 (1.59%) SAML
4 2 (1.59%) SAP XI
4 2 (1.59%) Spring
4 2 (1.59%) Ajax
4 2 (1.59%) REST
4 2 (1.59%) CSS3
4 2 (1.59%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.59%) Worklight
4 2 (1.59%) HTML5
5 1 (0.79%) WebGL
5 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.17%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.59%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.59%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.59%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.79%) VSAM
5 1 (0.79%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.79%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.76%) UNIX
2 3 (2.38%) Windows
3 1 (0.79%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (13.49%) E-Commerce
3 16 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (11.90%) Project Management
5 14 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 11 (8.73%) Information Security
7 10 (7.94%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
8 9 (7.14%) SOA
9 8 (6.35%) Change Management
9 8 (6.35%) Migration
9 8 (6.35%) TOGAF
10 7 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (5.56%) ITIL
11 6 (4.76%) B2C
11 6 (4.76%) Risk Management
11 6 (4.76%) Business Analysis
11 6 (4.76%) Cyber Security
12 5 (3.97%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.56%) SQL
2 5 (3.97%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.17%) Java
4 3 (2.38%) Korn
5 2 (1.59%) COBOL
6 1 (0.79%) C
6 1 (0.79%) C#
6 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.79%) ABAP
6 1 (0.79%) JCL
6 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.56%) Degree
2 4 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.38%) CISSP
4 2 (1.59%) ISEB
4 2 (1.59%) CISM
4 2 (1.59%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.79%) CEH
5 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.79%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.73%) SLA
2 5 (3.97%) COBIT
2 5 (3.97%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.38%) QA
4 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.17%) Control-M
3 1 (0.79%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.79%) SCCM
3 1 (0.79%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 11 (8.73%) SAP
2 8 (6.35%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.35%) Oracle
3 7 (5.56%) IBM
4 5 (3.97%) HP
5 4 (3.17%) NorthgateArinso
5 4 (3.17%) JDA
5 4 (3.17%) Northgate
6 2 (1.59%) Google
6 2 (1.59%) Coremetrics
6 2 (1.59%) Adobe
6 2 (1.59%) PayPal
6 2 (1.59%) CA
7 1 (0.79%) Informatica
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